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Flexibility is key as industry prepares for new fuels says Jean-Philippe Roman
February 19, 2019

Speaking with Motorship in December, Total Lubmarine Technical Director, Jean-Philippe Roman discussed new fuels, the low sulfur blends evolving in response to 2020 regulation and the impact digitalization will have on cylinder condition monitoring. 

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"Customer readiness to Sulphur 2020 a concern." says Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions
January 14, 2019

Speaking with IHS Markit, Maritime and Trade, Jerome Leprince-Ringuet, Managing Director of Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS), explains that while TMFGS have developed and tested products for the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, its customers are not consistently matching the same level

Total and SAFT joint initiative with DNV GL wins innovation award
December 18, 2018

Total and Saft Batteries, the world leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industry acquired by Total in 2016, along with partners DNV GL, FKAB Marine Design, Viken Shipping AS and Wallem Ship Management picked up this year

Repsol Lubricants commits to Total Lubmarine for a further three years
January 09, 2019

The longstanding relationship between Repsol Lubricants and Total Lubmarine will see the two companies continuing to work closely together to best serve their maritime and power plant customers in Gibraltar, Peru and Spain.

The partnership increases Total Lubmarine’s competitiveness

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A presidential inauguration
October 08, 2015

We were delighted that French President François Hollande visited the new Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Havre site and building at the beginning of October 2015 for its official inauguration. The same visit also saw the inauguration of the brand new 18,000 TEU CMA CGM Bougainville

Delivering hands on lube training for cadets
September 17, 2015

Three members of Total Lubmarine’s Americas team returned to the U.S Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) where they trained as cadets to deliver a lecture encompassing modern cross-head diesel engines, system lubrication, cylinder lubrication, drain oil analysis and environmentally

Total Lubmarine technical director discusses key challenges
April 20, 2015

Total Lubmarine technical director Jean Philippe Roman spoke at the 2015 Marine Propulsion event in London.

Why lubricants are not just a commodity
March 23, 2015

It is possible to view lubricants more or less as a simple commodity – not quite a raw commodity, but substances that can be easily extracted from the refining tower and put into barrels. In fact they are far more – complex and intricate substances designed and crafted by expert

Regional challenges
March 12, 2015

Total Lubmarine’s marine managers deal with customer requests and problems all over the world, supplying the lubrication needs of over 6000 ships, arranging deliveries to 1000 ports from 19 offices based in key shipping hubs.

Depending on the regions they are operating in, customers

It’s a complex world
February 20, 2015

We meet Mark Chuang, Total Lubmarine’s technical manager in Taiwan

Reducing complexity is at the top of everyone’s agendas, especially of those Total Lubmarine staff who regularly visit customers and their vessels. Mark Chuang, technical manager, Taiwan has been with Total

How Total listens to its customers
February 10, 2015

Total Lubmarine’s customers own more than 6000 ships, which all have complex lubrication requirements. Andrew Knox, Asia Pacific general manager, explains that listening to and talking with customers enables faster progress to be made than via a purely instructive approach.

When